Sophie is a practicing property lawyer with experience supporting clients across various property transactions.

Sophie Chessells brings experience in Owners Corporation Law to her general property portfolio allowing her to actively and effectively support her client’s needs. Sophie confidently advises clients on a wide range of property developments, subdivisions, off the plan purchases and residential and commercial property sales and acquisitions.

Sophie is client-focused lawyer, possessing the ability to foster and maintain long-term relationships, which allow her to understand and action their requirements and manage risks with minimal disruption.

Outside of the office Sophie enjoys supporting the (mighty!) Melbourne Demons and spending time on the family farm near Tatura.

The strong stand up for themselves. The strongest stand up for others
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Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws/Arts, La Trobe University, 2009
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Leo Cussen Centre for Law, 2010
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria

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Commercial Law / Property & Development / Developments

2023-2024 State Budget Recap

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Property & Development

Early deposits. Your FAQ’s answered

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Property & Development / Developments

GST easy as 1-2-3

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Owners Corporations / Owners Corporations & Strata / Planning

Cladding Rectification Agreements: what you need to know about getting a loan to replace flammable cladding

The new legislation, which came into effect of 30 October 2018, will enable local councils to enter into a cladding...
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